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Allman, George James

Born: 1812 AD
Died: 1898 AD, at 86 years of age.

Nationality: Irish
Categories: Naturalists


1812 - George James Allman was born in Cork, Ireland.


1843 - He graduated his degree in Medicine in Dublin.


1844 - He was awarded a degree in Arts and Medicine at Trinity College in Dublin.


1844-1856 - He was appointed as a professor of botany in Trinity College, Dublin.


1854 - He was elected in the Fellow of the Royal Society.


1856-1870 - He was appointed Regius Professor of Natural History in the University of Edinburgh.


1873 - He was awarded a Gold Medal of the Royal Society.


1877 - He was awarded a Brisbane Gold Medal of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.


1878 - He was awarded a Conningham Gold Medal of the Royal Irish Academy.


1879 - He was elected as a President of the British Association for the Advancement of Science.


1896 - He was awarded a Gold Medal of the Linnean Society.


1870 - He resigned his chair at Edinburgh due to poor health.


1871-1872 - He published his most important work about gymnoblastic hydrozoa.


1898 - He died on the 24th of November.


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